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Faculty & Academic Staff Orientation

New Faculty Orientation Annual Program

The Office of the Provost arranges an annual orientation program to assist new tenure system faculty, health programs faculty and continuing appointment system librarians, specialists and Facility for Rare Isotope Beams/National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory appointments in learning more about the academic community at MSU. The orientation program provides an overview of the University, identifies expectations of the University community, and facilitates active involvement in faculty affairs. An introduction to university facilities and services, employee benefits, and information on cultural activities, both on and off campus, is also provided.


New Employee Toolkits provide additional important information about joining MSU. The Toolkits will:

  • provide an introduction to the university

  • share employment information, such as parking, MSU ID cards, NetID activation, etc.
  • summarize benefit programs

  • serve as a reference when questions arise at a later date

Faculty and Academic Staff Development Orientation Materials